Areas of Interest
Business Strategy, Entry Modes, Emerging Markets, Corporate Social Responsibility, Acquisitions, Transaction Cost Economics, Organizational Ecology, Institutional Theory, Resource-Based View of the Firm.
Shawkat Kamal has more than 15 years of work experience of which more than 13 years had been in the field of academia. He started his career at BAT Bangladesh and subsequently worked in Standard Chartered Bank and IDCOL. Shawkat Kamal joined BRAC University (BU) as a lecturer in 2003 and worked there for more than 10 years. His teaching and research focus during his stay at BU was Business Strategy. He also worked as the BBA Program Head and EMBA Program Head there. After leaving BU, Shawkat Kamal spent one year at Green University of Bangladesh as the Chairman of the Business Department. Currently He his teaching Strategy and Finance courses at ULAB where Shawkat Kamal is also playing the role of Director, Admissions and Chair, Self Assessment Committee of the Business School.
Kamal, S. 2012. Leadership Research in OB and Strategy: An Attempt to Bridge the Divide, Mustang Journal of Management and Marketing, 1, 24-42.
Kamal, S. (2011). Entry Mode and Subsidiary Performance in Emerging Economies, Mustang Journal of Business and Ethics, 2, 20-30.
Kamal, S. & Kamal S. 2010. Survival During Economic Shock: The Role of Firm Experience, The Journal of SUB, 2 (1), 131-138
Kamal, S., Duc, L. M., and Qi, Z. (2010). Authorship in leading Management Journals: Representation from Asian Business Schools, Management Development, 27, 1-18.
Kamal, S. (2009). Greenfield Versus Acquisitions: Determinants of Choice in Emerging Economies, BRAC University Journal, 6(2), 63-71.
Hoq, Z., Kamal, S., and Chowdhury, E. H. (2005). The Economic Impact of E-Commerce, BRAC University Journal, 2(2), 49-56.
Kamal, S. (2004). Feminine Leadership Style in Corporate Management: Is it for the better? , The Journal of Social Studies, 104, 67-74.
Delios, A., Gaur, A. S., and Kamal, S. (2009). International acquisition and globalization of firms from India. In J. Chaisse and P. Gugler (Ed.), Expansion of Trade and FDI in Asia: Strategy and Policy Challenges (pp. 58-75). London & New York: Routledge.